[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 231 (Friday, November 30, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 71354]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-28760]



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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

47 CFR Part 64

[CG Docket Nos. 11-116 and 09-158; CC Docket No. 98-170; FCC 12-42]


Empowering Consumers To Prevent and Detect Billing for 
Unauthorized Charges (``Cramming''); Consumer Information and 
Disclosure; Truth-in-Billing Format

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Final rule; correction.

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SUMMARY: In this document, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) 
is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register of May 
24, 2012. This document corrects rules adopted to help consumers 
prevent and detect the placement of unauthorized charges on their 
telephone bills, an unlawful and fraudulent practice commonly referred 
to as ``cramming.''

DATES: This correction contains modified information collection 
requirements that have not been approved by the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB). The Commission will publish a separate document in 
the Federal Register announcing the effective date of this correction.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melissa Conway, Melissa.Conway@fcc.gov 
or (202) 418-2887, of the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document makes the following correction 
to the final rule published May 24, 2012, at 77 FR 30915:


Sec.  64.2401  [Corrected].

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1. On page 30919, in the third column, in Sec.  64.2401, revise 
paragraph (f) to read as follows:
    (f) Blocking of third-party charges. (1) Carriers that offer 
subscribers the option to block third-party charges from appearing on 
telephone bills must clearly and conspicuously notify subscribers of 
this option at the point of sale and on each carrier's Web site.
    (2) Carriers that offer subscribers the option to block third-party 
charges from appearing on telephone bills must clearly and 
conspicuously notify subscribers of this option on each telephone bill.

Federal Communications Commission.
Bulah P. Wheeler,
Associate Secretary, Office of the Secretary, Office of Managing 
Director.
[FR Doc. 2012-28760 Filed 11-29-12; 8:45 am]
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